verb (used with object), im·plored, im·plor·ing.
verb (used without object), im·plored, im·plor·ing.
Origin of implore
Synonyms for implore
Antonyms for implore
Related Words for imploringlyvigorously, eagerly, hastily, frantically, earnestly, compellingly, anxious, excitedly, impetuously, beseechingly, emotionally, enthusiastically, gravely, imperiously, imploringly, importunately, persuasively, precipitately
Examples from the Web for imploringly
Historical Examples of imploringly
It said among other matters "Don't ask me anything" so imploringly, that I didn't ask her anything.Barnaby Rudge
And with his hand he gently and imploringly motioned to her to go.L'Assommoir
A look of caution, most imploringly given, was all his reply.Davenport Dunn, Volume 2 (of 2)
Charles James Lever
"Don't leave me, dear Margaret," said Lady Emily, imploringly.David Elginbrod
Gallagher looked at me imploringly while Bothwell fitted the cubes.The Pirate of Panama
William MacLeod Raine
Word Origin for implore
c.1500, from Middle French implorer and directly from Latin implorare "call for help, beseech," originally "invoke with weeping," from assimilated form of in- "on, upon" (see in- (2)) + plorare "to weep, cry out." Related: Implored; imploring; imploringly.